In the regions of small farms, and of the mtayer system, he gets fifteen sous the arpent, eight sous and even six sous.
An arpent is about one-seventh less than an acre; and a minot about one-eighth (some say one-twelfth) more than a bushel.
Their first home was on the arpent town lot near the hospital.
The corn-lands here rent for about fifteen livres the arpent.
An arpent yields one hundred quintals of hay a year, worth three livres the quintal.
The rents of the corn-lands, farmed for money, are about ten or twelve livres the arpent.
The measurement of the arpent varied from an acre to an acre and a half.
An arpent of ground for corn rents at from thirty to thirty-six livres.
A setterie yields about one pice, and my informer supposes there are about two setteries in an arpent.